Snow causes disruptions to parts of Greece as cold front hits

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Low temperatures were reported throughout Greece on Wednesday, and a new cold spell is expected to peak across the country this weekend.

According to Ekathimerini, in Attica, clouds are expected to cover up the north, with light rain and snowfall falling on semi-mountainous areas.

The north winds have been predicted to reach up to 7 Beaufort, with temperatures to range between 2 and 11 degrees Celsius.

In eastern Thessaly, in Evia, showers above the mountainous regions is expected, as well as a little snow.

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Snowfall and cold winds are expected throughout many parts of Greece. Photo: Ekathimerini.

The rest of Greece is expected to have lots of sunshine.

The Ionian Sea is expected to blow east, up to 5 Beaufort and north in the Aegean up to 8 Beaufort.

In Thessaloniki, cloudy skies are expected, with the temperature ranging from 0 to 7 degrees.

In Western Macedonia, heavy snowfall has been seen and it has been described as being “dressed in white”. 

Greek authorities are on high alert to address any issues which may arise from the severe weather questions.

Ships in Greece will remain docked in all ports across the country and a ban has been put in place on sailing from Piraeus, Rafina, Lavrio, Argosaronikos and Crete.

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